The Holy Prophet (SAW) said: "The one who builds a Mosque for Allah's pleasure alone, Allah builds a house for him in Paradise".
(Bukhari and Muslim)
Charity is one of the Five Pillars of Islamic practice. Zakat is an obligation for those who have received their wealth from God to respond to those members of the community in need.
Zakat is a mandatory duty on all able Muslims who meet nisab values. There is no ambiguity as to the rate at which Zakat should be calculated; 2.5% of all net savings one possesses that is above the nisab value. Net savings is total maintained wealth for one lunar year before Zakat is due.
"When a person dies, all their deeds end except three: a continuing charity, beneficial knowledge and a child who prays for them." (hadith of the Prophet (PBUH), narrated by Muslim)
Ongoing Charity - Sadaqah Jariyah - is one of the most valuable acts we can do in this life, which continues benefiting us in the next, even after we have left the earth.
Fidya is paid on behalf of a person who is unable to fast due to medical conditions / pregnancy or any other valid reasons such as a prolonged illness. The current rate of Fidya is £6 per each fast that is missed to provide one person with two meals. If someone misses all the fasts of Ramadan, it would amount to £180.
Kaffarah is the compensation that you should give if you deliberately miss or break a fast in the month of Ramadan without a valid reason.
Please donate as much as you can to enable Watford Mosque Association to cater for the ever-growing needs of our Muslim community.
Account name: Watford mosque
Account number: 12550571
Sort code: 16-33-45
Sadaqat, zakaat & Fitra Donations
Bank: Metro Bank
Account name: Sadaqat, zakaat & Fitra
Account number: 48398812
Sort code: 23-05-80